2019 Technical Program

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Tuesday, June 11

6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Exhibitor Tabletop (Move-In)

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration
Sponsored by parker hannifin

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by gea

8:00 AM - 8:10 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Tom Imbordino, Publisher, Dairy Foods
Dan Meyer, ADPI


8:10 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote Introduction by Ryan Hertel, Sales Manager, Suez

Keynote Presentation:
Strategies for Developing New Membrane Separation Processes

Lloyd Metzger, Professor and Alfred Chair in Dairy Education, Director Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center, South Dakota State University Dairy Science Department

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Broadcasting Live Sponsored by suez


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Fundamental Principles of Membrane Separations in the Food Industry

Mark Etzel, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Networking Break
Sponsored by applied biomimetic

 

TRACK 1 

TRACK 2 


 

Session #1
Membrane Fouling, Cleaning, Chemicals & CIP 

Session #2
New Membranes, Advances, Technologies & Trends


10:30 AM - 10:35 AM 
Session Chair - Reda Yacoub, Business Development, Solecta
Session Chair - Mark Braun, GEA

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

Membrane Cleaning Common Mistakes

Dave Gebhart, Senior Technical & Business Support Manager, DeLaval Cleaning solutions

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Integration of Membrane Filtration and Other Technologies for Efficient and Economical Processing of Food Products

Mark Braun, Senior Process Development Engineer, GEA

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11:10 AM - 11:40 AM

Food Safety Risk Analysis using Membrane Autopsy

Felicity Plansky, Membrane Program Manager, Hydrite Chemical Company

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Broadcasting Live Sponsored by hydrite

PFO Technology and Applications

Olgica Bakajin, CEO, Porifera

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11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Utilizing Data Mining and Process Modeling to Promote Food Safety, Product Quality, and Improve Membrane System Performance

Paul Schacht, Manager of Innovation Deployment, Ecolab

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Broadcasting Live Sponsored by ecolab

Quantitative Differentiation of Crystar FT vs Oxide Membranes in Crossflow F&B Applications 

Michael Ballard, North America Sales & Business Development Manager, Saint Gobain

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12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Luncheon
Sponsored by alfa laval

 

Session #3
Membrane Issues & Troubleshooting

Session #2 continued
New Membranes, Advances, Technologies & Trends


1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
Session Chair - John Fenske, Product Line Director, SUEZ
Session Chair - Dave Anderson, Idaho Milk Products

1:35 PM - 2:05 PM

How chemical suppliers meet customer demands

Ronni Rasmussen, Application Specialist Membranes, Novadan

Pilot Testing of Cold Concentration and Inside Membranes in Food and Beverage Processing

Jörg Vogel, VP of Technology Development, Aquaporin A/S

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2:10 PM - 2:40 PM

Membrane System Troubleshooting and Diagnosis

Tim Eilrich, Tetra Pak

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Broadcasting Live Sponsored by tetra pak

Energy Reducing Innovative Feed Spacer

Jordan Ferrer, R&D Engineer, SWM International

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2:40 PM – 3:15 PM
Afternoon Networking Break
Sponsored by microdyn

 

Session #4
Specialized Membrane Systems for Unique Applications

Session #5
Emerging Challenges/Opportunities in the Use of Membranes


3:15 PM - 3:20 PM
Session Chair - Greg Pesko, Membrane System Specialists
Session Chair - Felicity Plansky, Hydrite

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

From Slop Silo to Syringe: A detailed review of alternative high quality water solutions for the food industry

Ryan Hertel, Sales Manager, SUEZ

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The Future of Automation

Jag Singh , Project Manager, ProLeit Corp.

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3:55 PM - 4:25 PM

A hybrid membrane system for production of natural colors for food, food supplements and nutraceuticals

Birgir Norddahl, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark - 

Vital Contributions of Membrane Technology in the Processing of Polyphenol-rich Foods

Shanti Bhushan, Senior Process Decelopment Engineer, GEA Systems North America

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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Novel Food Processing Applications for Spiral-wound Membranes

Alan Franks, Engineering Manager, Process, Separations, Hydranautics

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Biofilm, a Real Threat for Membrane Application

Benoit Duculot, Director of Expert & Technical Support Department, Realco

Dominique Blackman, General Manager, Realzyme LLC


5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Networking Reception
Sponsored by tetrapak

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Wednesday, June 12

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration
Sponsored by parker hannifin

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast / Tabletop Exhibits Open
Sponsored by membrain

8:00 AM - 8:10 AM

Opening Remarks

Tom Imbordino, , Publisher, Dairy Foods
Dan Meyer, ADPI


8:10 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote Introduction by Felicity Plansky, Membrane Field Specialist, Hydrite

Keynote Presentation:
Benefits of the Membrane systems in Dairy Today

John Haake, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Great Lakes Cheese


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Accelerating Innovation in Dairy Applications of Membrane Processing

Moderator : Phil Tong, Professor Emeritus California Polytechnic State University, ADPI
Panelists:
Jeff Yeh, President, Synder Filtration
Todd Hutson, Managing Director, Tetra Pak
Mike Klein, VP Whey Ingredients Tech Services, Agropur, Inc.

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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Networking Break 

 

TRACK 1 

TRACK 2 


 

Session #6
Dairy Applications

Session #7
Wastewater Applications


10:30 AM - 10:35 AM 
Session Chair - Dan Meyer, ADPI
Session Chair - Travis White, CFR

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

Whole Milk Microfiltration for Cheddar Cheese Make & Evaluation and Ultrafiltration without MF to Produce Heat Stable WPI  

Mike Molitor, Process Pilot Plany Manager, UW Center for Dairy Research

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A Sustainable Approach to Wastewater Treatment at a Midwest Buttery

Shane Wiercinski, Wastewater Solutions - Director of Sales, Complete Filtration Resources


11:10 AM - 11:40 PM

Process control for a more efficient membrane filtration/concentration process

Oliver Réglat Ph.D., Food & Beverage Industry Manager, KROHNE

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Rethinking membrane applications in wastewater treatment – the novel application of membranes to enhance the value of reused wastewater 

Nicholas Gurieff, Global Sales Business Development, Alfa Laval


11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Membrane and Module Modification for Enhanced Spiral Wound Performance in Dairy Processes

Isabel Rushanaedy, Synder Filtration

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The Reuse Revolution! Opportunities for Non-potable Reuse in the Food & Bev Industry

Madalyn Epple, Product Manager, Specialty Separations, Toray Membrane


12:15 AM - 1:30 PM
Luncheon

 

Session #8
Non-Dairy Applications 

Session #7 continued
Wastewater Applications


1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
Session Chair - Christopher O'Brien, Pall Corp.
Session Chair - Tom Imbordino, Dairy Foods

1:35 PM - 2:05 PM

Harnessing Super-Foods from Africa

Vivian Elebiyo, Founder, Vivys Lab

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Wastewater Treatment Processes for Recycle and Reuse in Food and Dairy Applications

Philip Sorrentino, Product Manager-Food, Beverage and Life Sciences, Koch Membrane Systems

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2:10 PM - 2:40 PM

Ceramic Filtration: The Benefits of a Modular Technology for Broth Clarification from Development to Industrial Production

Damien Brichant, Novasep

Outside of the factory doors - Membrane Bioreactor vs. Conventional Industrial WW Technologies

Thomas Probst, President, Symphonic Water Solutions

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2:40 PM – 3:15 PM
Afternoon Networking Break
Sponsored by dupont

 

Session #9
Process Optimization & Best Practices in use of Membranes

Session #7 continued
Wastewater Applications


3:15 PM - 3:20 PM
Session Chair - Amy Vodraska, Dairy Foods, ADPI
Session Chair - Paul Schacht, Ecolab

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

Assessing the Current State of Membrane System Onsite with a View to Improve Operational Performance

Saagar Vijayaragavan, Director – Technical Services and R&D, Complete Filtration Resources (CFR)

Implementation of low effluent processes for whey demineralization

Daniel Bar, Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Ameridia

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3:55 PM - 4:25 PM

Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership with Membrane Systems

Scott LaRoche, Director of Global Product Management, Solecta Membranes

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Two Case Studies of Ultrafiltration in Dairy Wastewater

T. Houston Flippin, Industrial Wastewater Process Leader, Brown & Caldwell

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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Common System Operation and Engineering Issues

Ryan Rolsma, Technical Sales Engineer, Complete Filtration Resources

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Effluent Treatment in Agroindustries Using Ceramic Membranes

Peter Bolduan, Director, Atech Innovations

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Exhibitor Dismantle (Move-Out)

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Thursday, June 13

8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
Load Bus / Depart Hotel

8:10 AM - 1:00 PM

2019 Facility Tours

Tour A

University of Minnesota Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition
GEA  

Tour B

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions
Ecolab

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12:30 PM
Return to Hotel

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